# SOLUTION: It takes only 0.4 seconds for the ball to travel the 60.5 feet from the pitcher's mound to home plate. How many miles per hour did the ball travel?

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 Question 99245: It takes only 0.4 seconds for the ball to travel the 60.5 feet from the pitcher's mound to home plate. How many miles per hour did the ball travel?Found 2 solutions by checkley71, rcmcc:Answer by checkley71(8403)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!60.5/.4=151.25 FEET PER SECOND. 3600 SECONDS PER HOUR. 151.25*3600=544.500 FEET PER HOUR 5280 FEET PER MILE 544.500/5280=103.125 MPH FOR THE SPEED OF THE BALL. Answer by rcmcc(152)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!You know that there are 5280 feet in a mile. You can find the distance in miles that the ball traveled from the pitchers mound to the plate by dividing. now you find how many hours elapsed note that 60 seconds in a min and 60 mins in an hour now by dividing the time by the distance you can find the mph of the ball the ball traveled aprox 103 mph